Jazz Pianist Cyrus Chestnut Performs Oct. 20

Jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut will perform Sunday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall.

Chestnut blends contemporary and traditional jazz, gospel and touches of Latin and samba in his performances around the world.  He has played with greats such as Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Branford Marsalis, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Hendricks and Betty Carter. He performs with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band and Carnegie Hall Jazz Orchestra.

Tickets are $10 general public, $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors and free for UMass music majors and minors. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 545-2511 or at fac.umass.edu/musicanddance.